"Tasnee" Receives the Certificate of Economic Operator to enhance the opportunities for its products to be exported globally

Tasnee received the Authorized Economic Operator certificate of accreditation (AEO) from the Saudi Customs in a ceremony held on the World Customs Day. The event took place in Riyadh on Sunday, January 27, 2019, and was attended by a number of the Saudi Customs senior officials and the private sector.

Mr. Fawaz Mohammed Al-Fawaz, Executive Vice President of Support Functions at Tasnee received the certificate on behave of the company, from the Governor of the General Authority of Customs, Mr. Ahmed Alhaqbani.

Tasnee is among the first companies to earn such certificate that aims at improving and accelerating the export and import processes.

Tasnee’s Executive Vice President of Support Functions commented, “This accreditation will positively impact Tasnee’s export operations and allow its products to be exposed globally.” “On behalf of Tasnee’s Board of Directors and employees, I would like to express our gratitude to the Governor for his efforts and keenness in supporting the Saudi companies. Moreover, launching such initiatives endorses our national industry as one of the pillars of the Kingdom's Vision 2030,” he added.

The economic operator program is based on the concept of partnership between customs and businesses, and aims at enhancing the security of supply chain globally and offers more advantages to facilitate trade.

In addition, this program is a global standard and a part of the framework agreement for the security and facilitation standards of international trade in the World Customs Organization since 2005.  Additionally, it represents one of the components of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, which was implemented in 2017.

The program also aims at assisting registered companies in the flow of their products to the markets of countries that have signed mutual recognition agreements. Companies that have the program certificate have a number of advantages offered by Saudi Customs.​